Monday, December 5, 2011

Winter Greetings Basket

It was a wintery weekend here in Carrington, North Dakota! Last week I started decorating my house and admit it has taken me SEVEN days. SEVEN days?! I am a winter/Christmas decorating maniac. This cute little basket I received from junk sis Cassie a couple of years ago. It is adorable, but I decided to change it up a bit and add a little junk to it this year. I started with this buckle-looking item in my stash of small junk goods.
I did consider spraying the buckle white, but hated to wreck it if it didn't turn out just right! I love this white ribbon I bought years ago...still had some left on the roll.

In addition to the junky buckle, I decided to add a couple other old pieces I've acquired, like this old metal cash register number.

Here's the finished product! My alternative to a wreath, all wintery looking and hanging pretty by my back entry door.Welcome Winter!

(Whether we like it or not!)


  1. love this... it's a gorgeous alternative to a wreath for the door! t.xoxo

  2. Andrea, you ARE the queen of embellishment! This looks fab. Glad you didn't paint the buckle, and I LOVE the cash register number!

  3. Your basket should be on the FRONT door..Its so great!!

  4. I love the simplicity of it...I always overthink everything...something I should work on!



  5. oh,OH! Love and thanks for showing me the light. I've been racking de brain to think of something to do with my summer basket! Yikes, so simple too.

  6. Thank heavens on the seventh day you rested. Wow. This is gorgeous. I can't even begin to imagine how astonishing your house must look!

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  8. How cute I will be on the lookout for a basket like love your idea

  9. I LOVE this!!! Thanks for sharing!


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